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Tag Heuer maintains its commitment to Android Wear with a $1,600 modular smartwatch

Emboldened by the surprise success of its $1,500 Connected smartwatch, Tag Heuer is back with something even more expensive. Starting at around $1,650, the Connected Modular 45 once again finds the luxury Swiss watchmaker teaming up with Google and Intel, and this time living up to the “avant-garde” bit of the company’s tagline a touch moreContinue Reading “Tag Heuer maintains its commitment to Android Wear with a $1,600 modular smartwatch”

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Teams, Microsoft’s Slack rival, opens to all Office 365 users

After unveiling a limited preview of Teams in November last year, Microsoft is now rolling out its collaboration and communication platform, positioned as a rival to Slack, more widely: Teams is now available, and free, for all 85 million monthly active users of Office 365, Microsoft’s suite of cloud services and apps as a web app and native apps for Windows, iOSContinue Reading “Teams, Microsoft’s Slack rival, opens to all Office 365 users”

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LinkedIn revamps timeline with Trending Storylines: curated, algorithmic news clusters

LinkedIn — the social network for professionals that’s now a part of Microsoft — has long been working on ways to get its 465 million users to stay on the site longer and use it for more than simply looking for jobs and quick networking exchanges — part of its bigger advertising and audience play —Continue Reading “LinkedIn revamps timeline with Trending Storylines: curated, algorithmic news clusters”

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Huawei starts delivering Alexa to its Mate 9 handsets

Two-and-a-half months after Huawei announced that its Mate 9 will be getting Alexa, Amazon’s smart assistant is finally arriving for owners of the handset as an over-the-air update. The announcement seemed to fly in the face of Google’s attempts to bolster the profile of its own helper, Assistant, though when discussing its decision to goContinue Reading “Huawei starts delivering Alexa to its Mate 9 handsets”

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Pandora’s on-demand music service finally arrives

Pandora’s long-awaited alternative to Spotify has arrived today. The company this morning announced the debut of a new paid tier to its streaming service called Pandora Premium, which offers a combination of radio-like listening as well as the option to search and play any track and create your own playlists. Priced competitively with the other on-demand musicContinue Reading “Pandora’s on-demand music service finally arrives”

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BlackBerry KEYone, the ‘Last Smartphone Designed by BlackBerry’, Launched at MWC 2017 for $549

Ahead of the official commencement of MWC 2017, the BlackBerry KEYone – the “last phone designed and engineered in-house by BlackBerry” – was launched by the Canadian company. The new BlackBerry KEYone sports the physical keyboard that once made the company an icon, albeit with several major upgrades. BlackBerry’s latest smartphone becomes available beginning AprilContinue Reading “BlackBerry KEYone, the ‘Last Smartphone Designed by BlackBerry’, Launched at MWC 2017 for $549”

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LG G6 at MWC 2017: How to Watch Live Stream and Everything We Know So Far

LG G6 is all set to launch at MWC 2017, with LG finally taking the wraps of its 2017 flagship. The device is set to be water and dust resistant, have a large display real estate, and will boast a dual camera setup at the back. LG’s MWC event is scheduled to begin at 12pmContinue Reading “LG G6 at MWC 2017: How to Watch Live Stream and Everything We Know So Far”

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WhatsApp Appoints Facebook’s Matt Idema as COO to Boost Monetisation: Report

WhatsApp has been providing its service free to all its users worldwide ever since launch. The IM app does not make money through ads like Instagram and Facebook either, so naturally, it is looking for alternate and innovative ways to monetise its extremely popular service soon. To do that, WhatsApp has reportedly appointed Facebook executiveContinue Reading “WhatsApp Appoints Facebook’s Matt Idema as COO to Boost Monetisation: Report”

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LG G6 Dust and Water Resistance Teased; Will Sport Battery Larger Than 3200mAh

LG has shared another teaser for the G6 flagship smartphone which promotes water and dust proof feature. The new teaser is part of the company’s several teasers that have surfaced on the Internet in past few weeks promoting several features like reliability, integration of an AI assistant on the flagship, and a ‘big screen thatContinue Reading “LG G6 Dust and Water Resistance Teased; Will Sport Battery Larger Than 3200mAh”